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Why does the Hilton Hotel look different from a coaching inn - because of changes in architectural taste or changes in the hotel business? The study of building types is a history of institutions - official, social and commercial; of their changing architectural requirements; and of the way in which these requirements have been met. The building types covered here are national monuments, government buildings, theatres, libraries, museums, hospitals, prisons, hotels, exchanges and banks, warehouses and offices, railway ...

A History of Building Types 1979, Princeton University Press

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A History of Building Types 1979, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

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A History of Building Types 1976, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691099040

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